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  • 11 Oct. 2018
    “Good but basic hostel”
  • 19 Oct. 2017
    “Double booked my room so I was left stuck with no accommodation and they still charged me”
178 James St, Perth, Western Australia 6003 Australia See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This hostel was very basic, good for a couple nights. Fairly clean shower/toilet facilities. In general, the hostel seemed a little bit run down, but fine. Not much of an atmosphere but only a short walk to Perth city centre. Fairly cheap prices, but again,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank tegen1997
Reviewed 19 October 2017

first of all you check in inside a dodgy looking and dirty convenience store.. when I approached the lady saying I've booked online and would like to check in she just looked very confused and then said there's no rooms left... I asked if I...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank StephanieC4331
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Having booked a private room for two nights before reading the previous reviews, we became a bit worried that we were heading to a hell hole... However the staff at the little shop in front and the other people staying here were friendly and pleasant....More

Date of stay: March 2016
2  Thank jamesdafyddceiriogm
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

This place is terrible for tourist as the facilities are pretty dull. Kitchen are always in the mess and noises can be heard after midnight even though some notice already been showed like everywhere in the hostel (lower down the noise, clean all the dishes,...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Vivi_An1989
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

The only good thing of this backpacker is its location. Room and shower area are dirty and bad management. They just don't care after receiving money. Some people made noise at 2am midnight and acted ignorant to shout and laugh loudly. The backpack does has...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank Cherry L
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If you’re looking for a budget friendly hostel in Perth, look no further than Perth 178 Backpacker. For More those interested in checking out RAC Arena (0.4 km) while visiting Perth, Perth 178 Backpacker is a short distance away. Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Perth 178 Backpacker include air conditioning. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Perth's popular dumplings restaurants such as Atrium Restaurant, Lucky Chan's Laundry and Noodle Bar, and Fortune Five Northbridge, all a short distance from Perth 178 Backpacker. There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular malls such as Hay Street Mall, Watertown Brand Outlet Centre, and Murray Street Mall. The staff at Perth 178 Backpacker looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Price range
USD 12 - USD 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > Perth CBD
Price range
USD 12 - USD 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > Western Australia > Greater Perth > Perth > Perth CBD
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"If you have to stay here get room 1 on the left, opposite side to the nightclub and furthest away from the..."
5 Oct. 2014
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"Don't take a room close to the kitchen. With the noise you won't ba able to sleep. Take the ones at..."
10 Mar. 2014
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